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Shou Receives Fellowship for Studies in Germany
06/09/2016

Shou Receives Fellowship for Studies in Germany

Lorinda Dajose
Senior Laura Shou has received a Graduate Study Scholarship to pursue a master's degree in Germany.
Ooguri Receives Chunichi Award
05/11/2016

Ooguri Receives Chunichi Award

Robert Perkins
Hirosi Ooguri, the Fred Kavli Professor of Theoretical Physics and Mathematics and founding director of the Walter Burke Institute for Theoretical Physics, will be the 2016 recipient of the Chunichi Cultural Award.
In Memoriam: Tom M. Apostol
05/09/2016

In Memoriam: Tom M. Apostol

Lorinda Dajose
Tom M. Apostol, professor of mathematics, emeritus, passed away on May 8, 2016. He was 92.
Simon Receives Lifetime Achievement Award
11/12/2015

Simon Receives Lifetime Achievement Award

Kathy Svitil
The mathematics and theoretical physics professor has been awarded the 2016 Leroy Steele Prize by the American Mathematical Society.
Barry Simon
Katz Receives Prestigious Award for Mathematics
07/02/2015

Katz Receives Prestigious Award for Mathematics

Lorinda Dajose
Caltech professor of mathematics Nets Katz has received the 2015 Clay Research Award from the Clay Mathematics Institute. The award was given jointly to Katz and an MIT collaborator for their solution of the Erdős distance problem and for "other joint and separate contributions to combinatorial incidence geometry."
Prime Numbers, Quantum Fields, and Donuts: An Interview with Xinwen Zhu
12/05/2014

Prime Numbers, Quantum Fields, and Donuts: An Interview with Xinwen Zhu

Jessica Stoller-Conrad
Xinwen Zhu, associate professor of mathematics, joined the Caltech faculty in September. He tells us about himself and his work with a web of mathematical conjectures called the Langlands program.
Using Simulation and Optimization to Cut Wait Times for Voters
11/03/2014

Using Simulation and Optimization to Cut Wait Times for Voters

Jessica Stoller-Conrad
By developing a tool to help better prepare polling places, Caltech sophomore Sean McKenna is hoping to minimize the amount of time we spend in line at the polls.
Mathematician Elected to Royal Society
05/01/2014

Mathematician Elected to Royal Society

Kimm Fesenmaier
Vladimir Markovic, the John D. MacArthur Professor of Mathematics at Caltech, has been named a fellow of Great Britain's Royal Society. Markovic's election brings to seven the number of fellows and foreign members of the Royal Society currently on the Caltech faculty.
Hyperbolic Homogeneous Polynomials, Oh My!
04/18/2014

Hyperbolic Homogeneous Polynomials, Oh My!

Cynthia Eller
Dinakar Ramakrishnan points out that number theory has interesting applications in both science and everyday life. "Quite often in science, you are counting..."
A Mathematical Approach to Physical Problems: An Interview with Rupert Frank
11/18/2013

A Mathematical Approach to Physical Problems: An Interview with Rupert Frank

Kimm Fesenmaier
"I work in this area called mathematical physics. It involves taking things that we see and observe in nature and trying to explain them mathematically from first principles."
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